Burst fracture and Schmorl node after fall from height
Fall from height a week ago.
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Burst fracture occurs when vertebral body is severely compressed. Normally on several trauma, such as a motor vehicle accident or a fall from a height. With a great deal of force vertically onto the spine, a vertebra may be crushed.
Schmorl nodes refer to protrusions of the cartilage of the intervertebral disc through the vertebral body endplate and into the adjacent vertebra.